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Winners of the Simon Scholars Case Competition 2015
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A Crisis of Curiosity
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The Importance of Mentorship
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The Perks of Being a D’Lion
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Freshman Housing Looks Hard, But It Isn’t
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Following Up on Your New Year’s Resolutions
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Chesapeake Bay: Navigating Social-Ecological Relationships in an American Watershed
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First Impressions of Goa, India
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Bermuda: Digging Through the Social History of the Atlantic
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Delta Upsilon’s Dance 4 Charity

Winners of the Simon Scholars Case Competition 2015

Written by Justine Rumbel, Assistant Director, Admissions Looking up from my coffee-scented office on a Friday afternoon, the snow piling up outside my window, I take a break from reading applications to refill my mug. As I walk down the hallway, I see a once-familiar sight from this time last year: Carla has put the[…]

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A Crisis of Curiosity

When I arrived at college during scorching heat and clear skies, I (naively) had my life all mapped out. As the warmth transitioned to a comfortable fall breeze and now finally to frigid February cold, I came to the realization that, as it turns out, I don’t exactly know what I’m doing with my life.[…]

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The Importance of Mentorship

I’ve been a huge proponent of mentorship for as long as I can remember. It is important to give and receive mentorship because it is what allows us to learn from others and continue to give back to those around us. I’d have to say that the first time I really learned the value of[…]

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The Perks of Being a D’Lion

  What is a D’Lion? Most people will ask me this question whenever I proudly announce that I am part of the D’Lion Society at Rochester this year. Briefly speaking, the D’Lion Society is a freshman peer advising group on campus. Most D’Lions are sophomores and juniors, but sometimes there are a few seniors as[…]

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Freshman Housing Looks Hard, But It Isn’t

As an incoming freshman, one of my biggest worries about college was having to share a room with a complete stranger. I was accustomed to having a space of my own, a safe haven to retreat to at the end of the day. However, in college, I realized that I will no longer have complete[…]

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Following Up on Your New Year’s Resolutions

You did it! You’ve survived one month of 2015. GREAT JOB! But how are you doing on those New Year’s resolutions? You probably set some lofty goals for 2015…are you keeping up? Tons of people will set goals about their money at the start of every year and struggle to keep them. It’s hard to[…]

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Chesapeake Bay: Navigating Social-Ecological Relationships in an American Watershed

By Mark Wiest, Pre-College instructor for Chesapeake Bay: Navigating Social-Ecological Relationships in an American Watershed Lady Helen is tucked away at her winter moorage where she is protected by the wind and ice coming in with this latest storm. Soon enough, the ice will melt, the sun will come out, and we will be working hard[…]

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First Impressions of Goa, India

Abundance of spices and tea flavors in the Mapusa Market, Goa, India Over the summer, while browsing through the list of events that celebrate the International Year of Light 2015, I stumbled upon the description of a festival called “The Story of Light,” which sought to explore the intersection of science, culture, and philosophy through art[…]

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Bermuda: Digging Through the Social History of the Atlantic

By Dr. Michael Jarvis, Pre-College instructor for “Bermuda: Digging Through the Social History of the Atlantic“ Indiana Jones? Lara Croft? Amateurs! Come learn how historical archaeology is really done through participation in a two-week excavation on Smiths Island, Bermuda. Our sites date to the very dawn of English colonization (1610s) and are almost as old[…]

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Delta Upsilon’s Dance 4 Charity

The fraternity I am a part of, Delta Upsilon, hosts an annual campus dance competition called Dance 4 Charity (D4C). This past December was the fourth annual show, hosted inside Douglas Dining Hall. Yup, even our dining halls, just one part of our beautiful campus, can be transformed into a stage and show space. So[…]

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